October 26: Rare Light Show in Prague at Vrtba Garden

Vrtba Garden light show

On October 26 from 6 pm to 10 pm the Baroque Vrtbovská Garden will be festively lit for an illuminated view of Prague by night.

The festive lighting of this garden takes place two times a year – in the spring and in the autumn. You will be surprised by the magic and beauty of this place. It offers an amazing view of Prague Castle and part of the historical center.

Entry to the terraced Italian garden is through Vrtba Palace from Karmelitská street. The garden cuts into the Petřín slope and stretches from the courtyard of the palace to the southwest.

The entrance fee is 65 CZK for adults and 45 for kids under 15 years.

About the Vrtba Garden

Vrtba Garden lies on Petřín Hill overlooking Lesser Town, offering a peaceful respite in the middle of the busy city.

This Italian-style terraced garden is one of the most beautiful Baroque gardens in Central Europe and is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Here you will definitely find desired peace in the middle of the busy town.

Vrtba Garden was built between 1715-1720 by František Maxmilián Kaňka with sculptor Matyáš Bernard Braun. You can admire staircases with ornamental banisters, statues and sculptures, frescoes and also beautifully maintained flowerbeds.

Thanks to its location, the garden offers a spectacular view of Lesser Town. Vrtba Garden underwent a complete renovation between 1990-1998 and became a popular venue for weddings and other garden parties.

 

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